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Indigenous Swimming & Water Safety Program

Credits: Canadian Red Cross / Croix-Rouge canadienne For many Indigenous people in Canada, being in, around or on the water is a part of everyday life. The Red Cross’ Indigenous Swim program is helping teach kids water safety skills, and training youth to be aquatics leaders in their communities.

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 20195 Views

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BCAFN Regional Chief Terry Teegee congratulates Grand Chief Stewart Phillip’s Re-Election for 8th Term as President of UBCIC

(Xwməθkwəy̓ əm, Musqueam Territory, BC – Sept. 20, 2019) – The BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) Regional Chief Terry Teegee congratulates Grand Chief Stewart Philip on his re-election by acclamation to President of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC). As a visionary and committed leader he continues in this position to advance […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201992 Views

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Video: 2019 MNO AGA

September 20 2019 The 2019 MNO Annual General Assembly took place this August in Sault Ste. Marie, home of the Métis rights landmark court case R v. Powley. A celebration of Métis governance, culture and way of life, and the recent signing of the self-government agreement, the 2019 AGA brought citizens together to set the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201965 Views

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Media Advisory – Unifor to host conference on a sustainable economic transition for Canada

SASKATOON, Sept. 20, 2019 – Unifor and several like-minded organizations devoted to fighting climate change will hold a conference to discuss next steps for the economy and mobilizing for a worker-centred approach to green jobs. “Unifor supports the students around the world participating in this week’s ‘climate strike’ actions,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201968 Views

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Outstanding BC First Nations artists honoured with Fulmer Award

September 20, 2019 VANCOUVER – The BC Achievement Foundation (BCAF) today announced the six recipients of the Fulmer Award in BC First Nations Art. The recipients will be recognized for their artistic excellence in traditional, contemporary or media art at the 13th annual awards in First Nations Art celebration in November. “BC Achievement is honoured […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201970 Views

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ITK Pre-Budget Submission 2020

ITK is pleased to share our 2020 pre-budget submission. This pre-budget submission recommends that the key to supporting climate mitigation and adaptation in Inuit Nunangat is to make major investments in infrastructure, renewable energy, and Inuit-led climate and research initiatives. It focuses on the importance of broad infrastructure investments across Inuit Nunangat, as well as […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201961 Views

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Seniors around British Columbia to benefit from age-friendly supports

September 20, 2019 VICTORIA – British Columbia communities are encouraged to support seniors so they can live active, socially engaged and independent lives, as $500,000 in a new round of age-friendly grants are open for application. “Seniors who are connected to their communities and stay active live longer and healthier lives,” said Adrian Dix, Minister […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201955 Views

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ITK Outlines Priorities For Election 2019 And Budget 2020

September 20, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami is calling on the next federal government to take action on Inuit priorities and bring Inuit Nunangat – the Inuit homeland – into the rest of Canada as a nation building exercise comparable in scale to the development of the trans-Canadian highway or the trans-national […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201965 Views

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UNESCO to promote new vision of education and measures to fight climate change at UN General Assembly in New York

September 20, 2019 The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, will promote, and mobilize support for the Organization’s leadership in areas of global concern with a special focus on education, environmental science and press freedom at this year’s United Nations General Assembly which she will attend from 21 to 25 September. Ms Azoulay will officially launch […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201975 Views

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Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh meets with municipal leaders to address current issues facing region

September 19, 2019 Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty #3 met with municipal leaders from across Treaty #3 territory today in Naotkamegwanning First Nation to renew relationships and collaboratively address challenges with the mounting substance abuse and homelessness issues within the region. “This is the inaugural meeting so it’s historic and […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201958 Views

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Portage College and Artists to Officially Unveil Three Commissioned Art Pieces with Artist Talk

September 19, 2019 The Portage College Museum of Aboriginal Peoples’ Art and Artifacts (MOAPAA) is hosting an exciting and unique event October 3. Chief Museum Curator, Joseph Sanchez, one of the last two living members of the Professional Native Indian Artists Inc., will moderate an artist panel featuring Jason Carter, Stewart Steinhauer and Order of […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201941 Views

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Unifor supports Ontario Human Rights Commission recommendations to end racial profiling in law enforcement

September 20, 2019 Toronto – Unifor supports recommendations from the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s ‘Policy on Racial Profiling in Law Enforcement’ final report. “I applaud the Ontario Human Rights Commission for tackling the serious issue of racial profiling head-on, as this is the only way to root out this dangerous practice,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201974 Views

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Council of UArctic concludes meeting in Stockholm

September 20, 2019 Over 130 participants from UArctic’s member institutions attended the Council meeting at Stockholm University and KTH Royal Institute of Technology from Sept 18-20, 2019, from 14 countries both in the Circumpolar North and from outside the region. Stockholm University’s Elisabet Idermark greeting participants: “It has been great to welcome everyone to Stockholm […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201938 Views

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In support of the Policy on eliminating racial profiling in law enforcement

September 20, 2019 Amnesty International Amnesty International entirely agrees that the need to address racial profiling in law enforcement is one of the most pressing human rights concerns in Ontario. The Ontario Human Rights Commission’s new policy is a welcome and urgently-needed tool for pressing forward with the concrete progress that is long overdue. It […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201941 Views

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Three Indigenous women appointed to KPU Board of Governors

September 19, 2019 Kwantlen Polytechnic University welcomes three new members to its Board of Governors. The new Indigenous governors include community member Rhiannon Bennett and two elected student board members, Taylor Lanthier and Samantha Jack. “Our new board members bring with them different backgrounds, expertise and diverse voices that will help us tackle issues and new […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201942 Views

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PAVED Arts turns Saskatoon Transit buses into mobile art galleries with 5th annual Toon’s on Transit exhibition

September 19, 2019 Photographers chosen from the 2019 Toons on Transit call for submissions were unveiled tonight at a reception hosted by PAVED Arts. Starting Wednesday, September 25, as part of the fifth annual Toon’s on Transit campaign, forty-four local photographers will have their work on display in Saskatoon Transit buses and on four Bus […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201963 Views

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City of Thunder Bay: 2019 Mayor’s Community Safety Award Nominations Open

September 19, 2019 The Thunder Bay Crime Prevention Council is calling for nominations for the Ninth Annual Mayor’s Community Safety Awards, which recognize Thunder Bay residents and groups who are working to make our city safer. Nominations officially open today, and the deadline for submissions is Oct. 4 at 4:30 pm. The awards will be […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201933 Views

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GPRC hosts Juno nominee at student welcome event

September 19, 2019 GPRC’s Circle of Indigenous Students is hosting Juno-nominated Indigenous artist Kelly Fraser at its annual Student Welcome Celebration. The event held Thursday, September 25, 2019 in the Douglas J. Cardinal Performing Arts Centre is open to the community and will also feature Krazystone Traditional Drummers and Dancers, Metis Red Feather Jiggers and […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201947 Views

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OHRC’s new policy will support law enforcement to eliminate racial profiling

September 20, 2019 VAUGHAN—Today, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released its new Policy on eliminating racial profiling in law enforcement at the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) CEOs Day. This policy, the first of its kind in Canada, offers practical guidance to help law enforcement identify and end racial profiling. The OACP […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201954 Views

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Two of Ontario’s Largest Industrial and Engineering Firms Partner With Noront to Advance Ring of Fire Development

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario, Sept. 20, 2019  — Noront Resources Ltd. (“Noront”) (TSX Venture: NOT) announced agreements with Algoma Steel Inc. and Hatch Ltd. today to facilitate development of the Ring of Fire mineral district and the associated Ontario-based processing facilities. “Noront is partnering with two Ontario-based industrial and engineering giants to advance Ring of […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201981 Views

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Origin House Announces Additional C$15 Million Tranche of Debt Financing from Opaskwayak Cree Nation

Ottawa, Canada – September 20, 2019 – CannaRoyalty Corp. d/b/a Origin House (CSE: OH) (OTCQX: ORHOF) (“Origin House” or the “Company”), a North American cannabis products and brands company, announced that it has received a further C$15 million advance of debt financing (the “Financing”) from Opaskwayak Cree Nation (“OCN”). Marc Lustig, Chairman and CEO of […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201947 Views

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Rubicon Minerals Announces Marketed Private Placement for up to C$12 Million of Common Shares

TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2019  – Rubicon Minerals Corporation (TSX: RMX | OTCQX: RBYCF) (“Rubicon” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Cormark Securities Inc. to act as lead agent and including Canaccord Genuity Corp., Mackie Research Capital Corporation, BMO Capital Markets, Industrial Alliance Securities Inc., Laurentian Bank […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201940 Views

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ARC Canada Supply Chain Event a Success with Major Milestone Announcement Coming

SAINT JOHN, Sept. 20, 2019 – Reflecting on the tremendous success of the September 12th Supply Chain Roundtable Event in Saint John, New Brunswick, Norman JD Sawyer, President & CEO of ARC Nuclear Canada, Inc. (ARC Canada) states “I was very impressed with the level of support from all levels of government and by the […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201951 Views

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RNC Minerals Closes Oversubscribed $18.5 Million Bought Deal Financing

TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2019  – RNC Minerals (TSX: RNX) (“RNC” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced bought deal financing, including the partial exercise of the over-allotment option, of 46,156,000 units of the Company (the “Units”), at a price of $0.40 per Common Share (the “Issue Price”), for gross proceeds to the […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201943 Views

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Planned Power Outage in Arviat

Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) would like to inform the residents of Arviat that there will be a community-wide planned power outage on Sunday, September 22 from 8:00 a.m. to noon. This power outage is required to perform repairs and maintenance to improve reliability in the distribution system. QEC would like to thank the residents for […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201937 Views

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Moneta Announces Closing Of Strategic Investment By Eric Sprott

Toronto, Ontario – September 20, 2019 – Moneta Porcupine Mines Inc. (TSX:ME) (OTC:MPUCF) (XETRA:MOP) (“Moneta” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the closing of a non-brokered private placement financing with Eric Sprott of (a) 4,545,455 common shares at a price of $0.11 per share (the “Shares”) and (b) 15,625,000 common shares at a price […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201941 Views

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Unifor: Workers at seven Crown corporations set to strike

September 19, 2019 REGINA—Unifor members at four more Crown corporations have voted overwhelmingly to strike if necessary, bringing the province-wide total to seven. “Scott Moe is steering Saskatchewan towards a major service disruption,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. “All because he refuses to grant Crown workers the same pay increase that he gave himself.” […]

by pnationtalk on September 20, 201936 Views

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Engagement begins on Yukon’s Mineral Development Strategy

Joint news release with the Council of Yukon First Nations and the Government of Yukon A new independent panel will engage with Yukoners to develop a mineral development strategy for the territory. Its members are Math’ieya Alatini, Angus Robertson, and Doug Eaton. Robertson is the Chair of the panel. The three-member panel has been appointed […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201978 Views

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The Daily Friday, September 20, 2019

September 19, 2019 Employment Insurance, July 2019 In July, 450,600 people received regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, up 5,100 (+1.1%) from June. The number of EI beneficiaries increased in seven provinces, notably in New Brunswick and Alberta. In contrast, there was a decline in Quebec, while there was little change in Newfoundland and Labrador as […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201959 Views

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Ontario Human Rights Commission Written Deputation to the Toronto Police Services Board re: Policy on Race-Based Data Collection, Analysis and Public Reporting

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) welcomes the opportunity to provide a written deputation to the Toronto Police Services Board (TPSB) on its Policy on Race-Based Data Collection, Analysis and Public Reporting (Policy),[1] which is being considered for approval at its September 19, 2019 meeting. Approving this Policy will be a historic step forward. It […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201963 Views

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Bank of Canada announces Deputy Governor and Special Advisor appointments

The Board of Directors of the Bank of Canada today announced the appointment of Toni Gravelle as Deputy Governor, effective October 1, 2019. Mr. Gravelle’s appointment fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Lynn Patterson in July 2019. As Deputy Governor, Mr. Gravelle will join the Bank’s Governing Council, which sets the strategic direction of the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201945 Views

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Grand Chief Stewart Phillip Acclaimed for 8th Term as President of UBCIC

((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – September 19, 2019) Yesterday Grand Chief Stewart Phillip was re-elected by acclamation to President of Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) for another three-year term, a position he has served for the past twenty-one consecutive years. The UBCIC congratulates Grand Chief Stewart Phillip on his re-election […]

by aanationtalk on September 20, 201943 Views

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Assessing Bow basin water management options

Area residents are invited to learn more and provide feedback about new reservoir options on the Bow River to reduce the impacts of flood and drought. Three information sessions are scheduled for Calgary and Cochrane that will share details on the government’s work to assess three potential flood and drought storage projects on the Bow […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201937 Views

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P3 2017: Keynote Address by Jane Philpott, Canada’s Minister of Indigenous Services

Credits: CCPPPVideo The Hon. Jane Philpott, Canada’s Minister of Indigenous Services, highlights the challenges in overcoming the infrastructure deficit in Indigenous communities and discusses the need for innovative solutions, including partnerships among these communities, government and the private sector. This innovation will be important as we work with Indigenous partners to build clean drinking water […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201945 Views

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“We Must Bring Justice and Healing to the Families Whose Children Never Made it Home from Residential Schools,” Says AFN NWT Regional Chief Yakeleya

“We Must Bring Justice and Healing to the Families Whose Children Never Made it Home from Residential Schools,” Says AFN NWT Regional Chief Yakeleya OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2019 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) NWT Regional Chief Norman Yakeleya attended a presentation by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) yesterday on their work regarding […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201965 Views

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B.C. and First Nation governments mark progress in protecting salmon in Broughton area

Representatives from the ‘Namgis, the Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis and Mamalilikulla First Nations, Premier John Horgan and B.C. salmon farming companies Cermaq Canada and Mowi Canada West came together on Sept. 19, 2019, to mark the progress made to protect wild salmon in the Broughton area since recommendations were delivered in December 2018. These recommendations were a result […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201931 Views

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Investments totalling almost $2 million to improve access to justice for Inuit communities

Québec City, September 19th, 2019 – The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Québec, Sonia LeBel, has announced almost $2 million in funding over a two-year period to improve access to justice for the Inuit population. The announcement, which results from the Minister’s visit to Nunavik last April, aims more specifically to provide support for […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201936 Views

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Video – Moving Forward: Regional Chief Terry Teegee’s Update at the 16th Annual BCAFN AGM

(Xwməθkwəy̓ əm, Musqueam Territory, BC – Sept. 18, 2019) – BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) is holding their 16thAnnual General Assembly this week at the Musqueam Recreation Centre in Vancouver, BC. Chiefs from over 200 British Columbia First Nations have been invited to attend the three-day event which starts on Wednesday September 18. “We gather to discuss […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201930 Views

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Media Advisory – Mental health community gathers in Toronto for 4th annual Mental Health for All Conference

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2019– The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will host its fourth annual three-day Mental Health for All Conference (MH4A 2019) in Toronto from September 23 to 25, 2019. The national event, themed Connection Interrupted: Restoring mental health in a fractured world, is a unique gathering in Canada, bringing together health care providers, front-line workers, researchers, funders, policy makers and […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201958 Views

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UBCM: Structural Flood Mitigation Grant

Sept. 18, 2019 The Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF) for structural flood mitigation projects has an application deadline of Friday October 25, 2019.  The maximum available grant is $750,000.00. The Program & Application Guide and application forms are available. All BC local governments and First Nations (bands and Treaty First Nations) are eligible to apply. The intent of this […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201919 Views

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Biomarker associated with chronic stress and anxiety found in higher levels in long-term young cannabis users

Biomarker associated with chronic stress and anxiety found in higher levels in long-term young cannabis users TORONTO, September 18, 2019 – A first of its kind study led by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry has found elevated levels of a protein involved in immune function and […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201961 Views

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Elections Manitoba: Results for the 42nd General Election are now Official

The official results for Manitoba’s 42nd general election are now available on the Elections Manitoba website at www.electionsmanitoba.ca. The results of the election changed the standing of parties in the Legislative Assembly as follows: Registered Party Candidates elected Candidates elected 2016 2019 Manitoba Liberal Party 3 3 New Democratic Party of Manitoba 14 18 The […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201935 Views

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Exhibit Opening at Dundurn National Historic Site Honouring our Sisters, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

September 17, 2019 HAMILTON, ON – The Hamilton Urban Indigenous Strategy in partnership with local indigenous youth invites the public to attend the Opening Night of the Honouring our Sisters, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Exhibit on Thurs. Sept. 26 from 6 to 8 pm at Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Blvd. The […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201951 Views

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Update on New Fiscal Relationship – National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin

Update on New Fiscal Relationship – National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin September 2019 SUMMARY:  The Joint Advisory Committee on Fiscal Relations (JACFR) presented their interim report, Honouring Our Ancestors by Trailblazing a Path to the Future, to the National Chief and Minister of Indigenous Services Canada in June 2019. Consistent with the Assembly of First […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201963 Views

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UBCM: Habitat for Humanity In BC Communities

Sept. 18, 2019 Habitat for Humanity is working with the Province and municipal and First Nations governments across BC to deliver affordable home ownership opportunities for people leaving social housing to pursue homeownership. They will have a trade show booth at Convention. Recent Success Stories: City of Coquitlam Habitat for Humanity’s Coquitlam project is its […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201922 Views

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Media Advisory – Tuesday, Sept. 24: Climate Change Mobilization and White Pine Planting at Dawson College

MONTREAL, Sept. 19, 2019 – The white pine is a symbol of peace, and planting a tree is one of the best things we can do to counteract climate change. On Tuesday, Sept. 24, Dawson College will plant a 17-foot eastern white pine and share plans for our Dawson Earth Action Morning and Mobilization in support of the Global Climate Strike […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201953 Views

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NS Government: First 2019-20 Budget Update

The first update on Budget 2019-20 shows Nova Scotia remains on track for another balanced budget. Minister of Finance and Treasury Board Karen Casey presented the update today, Sept. 19. The projected surplus is $30.8 million, down $2.8 million from budget day. “Managing our finances and having balanced budgets has provided a strong fiscal foundation […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201921 Views

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New Research Reveals Data Gaps on Key Policy Issues Across G20 Countries

LONDON, Sept. 19, 2019  — Research released today reveals data gaps that could be preventing the G20 countries from designing effective policies to tackle critical global challenges. The Evidence Initiative, a project of The Economist Group and The Pew Charitable Trusts, has released a first-of-its kind “Evidence Map”, an interactive tool that tracks the availability and characteristics […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201921 Views

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Ascot Intersects 24.45 g/t Gold over 8.43 Metres at Premier Project

Vancouver, B.C. September 19, 2019 — Ascot Resources Ltd. (TSX.V: AOT; OTCQX: AOTVF) (“Ascot” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce excellent drill results from the past-producing Premier mine located northwest of Stewart, BC. Five holes intersected robust mineralization down-dip from historically mined stopes. Highlights of this release include: 24.45 g/t Au over 8.43m in hole […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201928 Views

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Denison Reports Initial Results from ISR Field Test at Phoenix Test Area 2 and Advancement to Commercial Scale Wells

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2019 – Denison Mines Corp. (“Denison” or the “Company”) (DML: TSX, DNN: NYSE American) is pleased to announce that the initial In-Situ Recovery (“ISR”) field test results from Test Area 2 of the Phoenix deposit (“Phoenix”) have confirmed hydraulic connectivity within a significant portion of the ore zone tested. The initial field tests are part of the ongoing […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201937 Views

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